overview of self direction models in NC
FIRST offers an overview of the Self Direction Models available to persons in the Innovations Waiver. This is a 2 to 3 hour class offered at our office monthly, rotating on Tuesday mornings, Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings. Reservations are REQUIRED. Families not able to come to our office in Asheville can ZOOM in. Contact us at 828-277-1315 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
intensive training to self direction services
The Employer of Record (EOR) training is designed so that the entire program can typically be completed over a three month period of time, with two or three modules undertaken in each month. Following the Overview of Self Direction training, the subsequent training modules are self-directed learning activities with the important concepts indicated by the assessment questions.
The goal in each unit is to guide you in learning how to search for information, provide practice in problem-solving, and identify topics where you need more specific support. That skill set is critical to being an effective EOR. The instructional materials will be presented via Google Classroom, with a module overview and questions designed to guide your learning.
Completion of a set of modules will be followed by an in-person meeting to review the assessment and answer questions. You must pass all of the assessment in order to complete the training to be an EOR. If you do not successfully complete the training, you may still be able to self-direct your family member’s services with the support of a representative.
Currently, FIRST offers this training for members in Partners or Vaya area. You will need to contact your Care Coordinator or Complex Care Manager to register for this training. If you have questions, contact our office or email email@example.com.
ongoing support for eor
After you complete your training to be Employer of Record, FIRST is available for on-going support as your Community Navigator agency. Like all providers, you will have monthly, quarterly and yearly documentation and reports to complete. Many of the FIRST staff are EORs and understand these requirements. FIRST offers technical support and an up-to-date resource library with material, trainings and forms to run your one-person provider agency. We look forward to working with you!